Podcast #17 Answering questions that begin with IS, ARE, DO or DOES

Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Questions

Is he working very hard? Yes he is.

Is he working very hard? No, he isn’t.

Is he working very hard? No, he’s not.

Are the police going to close off the road? Yes, they are.

Are the police going to close off the road? No, they aren’t.

Are the police going to close off the road? No, they’re not.

Are you taking a long vacation this year? Yes, I am.

Are you taking a long vacation this year? No, I’m not.

Do the people in the next house have a swimming pool? Yes, they do.

Do the people in the next house have a swimming pool? No, they don’t.

Does this restaurant have a good reputation? Yes, it does.

Does this restaurant have a good reputation? No, it doesn’t.

Is my car ready to pick up at the repair shop? Yes, it is.

Is my car ready to pick up at the repair shop? No, it isn’t.

Is my car ready to pick up at the repair shop? No, it’s not.

Are your friends from out of town having a good time visiting here? Yes, they are.

Are your friends from out of town having a good time visiting here? No, they aren’t.

Are your friends from out of town having a good time visiting here? No, they’re not.

Are you happy with your new television set? Yes, I am.

Are you happy with your new television set? No, I’m not.

Does my son have to bring three notebooks on the first day of school? Yes he does.

Does my son have to bring three notebooks on the first day of school? No, he doesn’t.

Is your teacher giving a test tomorrow? Yes, she is.

Is your teacher giving a test tomorrow? No, she isn’t.

Is your teacher giving a test tomorrow? No, she’s not.

Are we supposed to meet in front of the store? Yes, we are.

Are we supposed to meet in front of the store? No, we aren’t.

Are we supposed to meet in front of the store? No, we’re not.

Is it going to be as hot today as it was yesterday? Yes, it is.

Is it going to be as hot today as it was yesterday? No, it isn’t.

Is it going to be as hot today as it was yesterday? No, it’s not.

Are you afraid to tell your boss what you think? Yes, I am.

Are you afraid to tell your boss what you think? No, I’m not.

Does this store stay open late on Mondays? Yes it does.

Does this store stay open late on Mondays? No, it doesn’t.

Is that your brother standing in front of the restaurant? Yes, it is.

Is that your brother standing in front of the restaurant? No, it isn’t.

Is that your brother standing in front of the restaurant? No, it’s not.

Does Jack want to bring his girlfriend to the company picnic? Yes he does.

Does Jack want to bring his girlfriend to the company picnic? No, he doesn’t.

Are your in-laws enjoying the beach house they rented? Yes, they are.

Are your in-laws enjoying the beach house they rented? No, they aren’t.

Are your in-laws enjoying the beach house they rented? No, they’re not.

Do you want to see the new film about King Henry the Eighth? Yes, I do.

Do you want to see the new film about King Henry the Eighth? No, I don’t.

Are we going to be able to stay three nights in Kyoto? Yes, we are.

Are we going to be able to stay three nights in Kyoto? No, we aren’t.

Are we going to be able to stay three nights in Kyoto? No, we’re not.

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